Keely, Thelma Ruth

Keely, Thelma Ruth

Female 1917 - 2001  (84 years)

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  • Name Keely, Thelma Ruth  [1
    Born 15 Jun 1917  Niles, Berrien, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 30 Sep 1974  Cassopolis, Cass, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 11 Oct 2001  [2
    Person ID I32955  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2019 

    Father Keely, Charles Ralph,   b. Abt 1894, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Niver, Ellen Frances,   b. 5 Jan 1898, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1974, Niles, Berrien, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1916  Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 3 children 
    +1. Keely, Thelma Ruth,   b. 15 Jun 1917, Niles, Berrien, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 2001  (Age 84 years)
     2. Keely, George Lewis,   b. 25 Sep 1919, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1994, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Living
     
    Family ID F11674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hoien, Iver Sorenson,   b. Abt 1899, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 14 Nov 1936  Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F21593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1936 - Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 30 Sep 1974 - Cassopolis, Cass, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1920 Census; Ward 1, South Bend, Portage Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana
      SD No.13; ED No. 222; Sheet No. 8A; 8 January, 1920
      1002 ?Frierbringer? Street
      185/209 [with her parents in same dwelling as grandparents parents]
      Keely, Ruth, Grand daughter, F, W, 2 7/12, S, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, None

  • Sources 
    1. [S1193] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 7 Oct 2019.
      Name: Mr Iver Sorenson Hoien
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 37
      Birth Year: abt 1899
      Birth Place: Cedar Falls, Iowa
      License County: Cass
      Marriage Date: 14 Nov 1936
      Marriage Place: Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, USA
      Residence Place: Ringsted, Iowa
      Father: Jergon Nelson Hoien
      Mother: Annie Lund
      Spouse: Thelma Ruth Keely
      County File Number: 90
      State File Number: 14 948

      Name: Thelma Ruth Keely
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 19
      Birth Year: abt 1917
      Birth Place: Michigan
      License County: Cass
      Marriage Date: 14 Nov 1936
      Marriage Place: Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, USA
      Residence Place: Edwardsburg, Michigan
      Father: Charles Ralph Keely
      Mother: Ellen Niver
      Spouse: Iver Sorenson Hoien
      County File Number: 90
      State File Number: 14 948

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S879] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 7 Oct 2019.
      Name: Thelma Ruth Hoien
      [Ruth Hoien]
      [Thelma Ruth Keeley]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 15 Jun 1917
      Birth Place: Niles Berrie, Michigan
      Death Date: 11 Oct 2001
      Father: Charles R Keeley
      Mother: Ellen F Niver
      SSN: 366360692
      Notes: Apr 1953: Name listed as THELMA RUTH HOIEN; 31 Oct 2001: Name listed as RUTH HOIEN

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 4 Oct 2019.
      The South Bend Tribune (South Bend, Indiana), 1 Oct 1974, page 7

      MICHIGAN

      Mrs. Ellen Keely Geyer

      CASSOPOLIS -- Mrs. Ellen Keely Geyer, 76, of Rt. 5, Cassopolis, formerly of Edwardsburg, died at 1 p.m. Monday In Pawating Hospital in Niles after an extended illness. She was born Jan. 5, 1898, in Elkhart, and moved to Cassopolis from Edwardsburg eight years ago. In 1916, she was married to Ralph Keely, who died in 1966. In May, 1967, she married Ralph Geyer, who died in December, 1967. Surviving are a son, George Keely of Van Nuys, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Hoien and Mrs. Margaret Gleason, both of Cassopolis; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Geyer was a member of the Edwardsburg United Methodist Church, the Women's Society of Christian Service of the church, and the Women of the Moose, Elkhart.

      Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Connelly Funeral Home, with Rev. Joseph Wood, pastor of the Cassopolis United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, South Bend. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S124] Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
      Groom's Name: Charles Ralph Kelly
      Groom's Race: «tab»
      Groom's Age: 22 years
      Groom's Birth Date: 1894
      Groom's Birthplace: Illinois
      Bride's Name: Ellen Francis Niver
      Bride's Race: «tab»
      Bride's Age: 18 years
      Bride's Birth Date: 1898
      Bride's Birthplace: Indiana
      Marriage Type: «tab»
      Marriage Date: 19 Apr 1916
      Marriage Place: Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan
      Groom's Father: John Kelly
      Groom's Mother: Clara Snyder
      Bride's Father: Charles R. Niver
      Bride's Mother: Frances Sackett
      Groom's Marital Status: «tab»
      Groom's Previous Wife: «tab»
      Bride's Marital Status: «tab»
      Bride's Previous Husband: «tab»
      Film Number: 2342714
      Frame Number: «tab»
      Digital Folder Number: 4209300
      Image Number: 385
      Reference Number: v 1 p 328 rn 39

      Researched by Thurmon King


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